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Pressiat tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Bourg-en-Bresse at 18 km from Pressiat

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Pressiat is situated in the Ain department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Pressiat in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bourg-en-Bresse at 18 km and Lons-le-Saunier at 41 km.

Pressiat, France: places to visit and attractions

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



at 18 km (direction south-west)

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre of Bourg-en-Bresse, allow...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide


at 41 km (direction north-north-east), in the Jura department

Lons-le-Saunier is a traditional local town of the Franche-Comté region, well placed...

See Lons-le-Saunier guide


at 43 km (direction west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

After exploring the pleasant town of Macon we suggest a visit to...

See Macon guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 45 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The abbey at Tournus is a 12th century abbey in roman style...

See Tournus abbey guide
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at 45 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The Abbey of Saint-Philibert is the highlight in Tournus, but you will...

See Tournus guide


at 47 km (direction south-west)

The Dombes, with thousands of small lakes, is perfect for fishing and...

See Dombes guide


Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction north-east), in the Jura department

The attractive village of Baume-les-Messieurs is surrounded by cliffs and steep wooded...

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide


Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction south-south-west)

The hillside walled town of perouges is among our favourite villages to...

See Perouges guide


at 50 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Quiet now, in the 15th century Brancion was an important regional centre...

See Brancion guide


Most Beautiful Village at 52 km (direction north-north-east), in the Jura department

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty village of Chateau-Chalon...

See Chateau-Chalon guide


at 54 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

Not an important tourist town, Belleville does have a couple of sites...

See Belleville guide


at 63 km (direction west-south-west)

The quiet town of Trevoux in Ain has several historical monuments paying...

See Trevoux guide

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Markets in and near Pressiat

  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (13km)
  • Bourg-en-Bresse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (18km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (21km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (27km)
  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (31km)
  • Vonnas: market Thursday (32km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (36km)
  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (36km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (37km)

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Tourist attractions near Pressiat, France

What to do at Pressiat? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Pressiat.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (18km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (40km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (43km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lacs d'Étival (38km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (40km)
  • Seille (Saône) (40km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (40km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (44km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (47km)
  • Lac du Val (47km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (48km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (48km)
  • Lac de Chambly (48km)
  • Lac de Chalain (50km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (52km)
  • Lac du Vernois (53km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (53km)
  • Lac de Narlay (54km)
  • Lac du Fioget (55km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (57km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (58km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (32km)
  • Macon (43km)

Geography and distances

Pressiat is in the east of France at 18 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Pressiat is 362 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pressiat

Canton: Treffort-Cuisiat

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Pressiat

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 362 km

from Calais: 576 km

from Nice: 327 km

from Bordeaux: 492 km

from Strasbourg: 308 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Pressiat from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bourcia, Broissia, Courmangoux, Germagnat, Montagna-le-Templier, Montfleur, Pouillat, Salavre, Treffort-Cuisiat, Verjon, Villechantria and Villemotier.

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